RURAL ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR
This award will focusing on the contribution of a dynamic, passionate and visionary leader, we will recognise an enterprising individual who has achieved sustained levels of growth and financial performance by developing a culture of inclusivity, ethical business operation, innovation and exemplary market knowledge.
The winning individual will be able to clearly demonstrate the following:
• That his or her leadership was instrumental in the establishment, operation and ongoing success of the business
• Clear Identification of a compelling market opportunity
• Exceptional vision and effective leadership to realise the opportunity identified
• Development of staff and resources to optimise the opportunity
• Strong commercial performance and financial results • Significant growth or expansion with plans for sustained growth
• Innovation in products, services or processes
• Customer engagement and loyalty
• An ethical approach to business
The entry criteria provided act as a guide only. If you are unsure what to include or how to present it, please contact the RBA office.
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HALL OF FAME
The Naked Food Company
WINNER: RURAL ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR 2016
Event catering from weddings to dinner with friends, focusing on using fresh, natural, local ingredients to provide simple cookery with a twist, delivered with first class service.
The Gibbon Bridge Hotel
RUNNER UP: RURAL ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR 2016
An award-winning country hotel and gardens established in 1982 when Janet Simpson and her mother decided to diversify from farming
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